Thank you for your interest in Venue 481. We would be honored to be a part of your special day. These guidelines are designed to assist you in creating your vision of an outdoor wedding or other event at Venue 481.
- CONTRACT & DEPOSIT
A deposit of $500.00 is required to book your wedding date. The deposit will be applied to the cost of your selected wedding option. The final payment will be due 60 days prior to the wedding date. Once you have selected a date, a contract will be signed by both parties to guarantee your booking. Only one event per site is booked per day.
- CANCELLATION POLICY
Venue 481 guarantees you the day you reserve at the contracted amount. Due to Wedding Venue business, booking several months in advance, once we sign a contract to hold your chosen date, we make that date unavailable for anyone else. Therefore all payments are non-refundable. All payments including deposit, additional payments and final payments are non-refundable. Final payments are due 60 days in advance of planned event.
Rehearsals are included at no charge by appointment. All rehearsals are scheduled for 1 hour from arrival to departure.
- WEDDING TIMES
Because we strive to make your wedding day “Your Vision”, we schedule only one event per site each day. From 9:00 am-11:00 pm, this allows you some flexibility in choosing your ceremony time.
- SET UP
Chairs and Tables are provided. Venue 481 will set up tables in reception lodge.
Venue 481 does not offer catering. Buffet tables are provided. An onsite kitchen is available for use of minimal food prep. Outside Grilling is permitted. You are responsible for plates, napkins, utensils, cups, drinks and all serving pieces.
- SERVICE AND HANDICAP ENTRANCE
We have a service entrance on the east end of the lodge for unloading and loading items. This is also our handicap accessible entrance and parking. Please park elsewhere after unloading to be considerate of caterers, DJs etc who may be arriving as well as any physically challenged guest who may need to use this entrance. We also have a handicap/service road to the Chandelier Barn; this is to be used for only handicap accessibility and vendor unloading. Please move vehicles and return to parking lot after dropping off.
Alcoholic beverages are allowed at Venue 481. A cleaning deposit of $250 is required. Please respect our beautiful Venue. Smoking is allowed outdoors only and due to fire hazards, use provided containers to extinguish all cigarettes.
You may add your wedding colors to our already decorated sites by bringing floral arrangements, bows, and/or table decorations. No nails or staples may be used. Covered wire is allowed to hang decorations. Confetti, sparklers and birdseed are not allowed.
Venue 481 does not offer an onsite minister.
You are responsible for taking with you any decorations, signs, food, catering items, etc that you provided. Basically if you bring it….it needs to leave with you. Allow enough time at the end of your event to do your tear down. All trash must be bagged and left outside east handicapped entrance. You will also be responsible for any damages or missing items.